Maybelline Queen

{January 3, 2013}   Is your toothpaste, lotion, & shampoo making you fat?

Shay Strauss

515-toxic-chemicals-women-every-dayWhenever you go grocery shopping skip the aisles, and this applies to beauty products too.  Make-up, shampoo, conditioners, lotions, tooth products etc. are full of toxic chemicals which are known carcinogens, environmental pollutants, and endocrine disruptors (1,2,3,4,5,6,7).

Why should you care about these chemicals, clearly the FDA approved the production of these products, right?  Not only are cosmetics the least regulated by the FDA (8) but the concentration over time is not even considered in the regulation process.  Because we are rapidly inventing new chemicals every year the general population becomes a guinea pig for the industry.  Humans react differently than rats/testing animals in the lab, so once the cosmetic is approved how humans react is a new experiment – do you want to be the next lab rat?  I don’t.



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